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Great Food For a Great Sex Life
Good Food for A Great Sex Life
A good healthy diet has always been linked to a good healthy sex life and some foods have more aphrodisiac qualities than others.
Natural foods for example are not only good for your health, but they tend to contain vitamins and minerals that give your libido an extra boost, they are also low in calories and can help as part of your dieting regime, the increased libido, is an extra bonus that can lead to burning off a lot more of those unwanted calories when you and your partner get under the duvet.
Almonds Full of Vitamin E
Oysters Famed for Their Aphrodisiac Properties
If you ask anyone to name an aphrodisiac, 99 out of 100 people would answer oysters.
Love them or hate them oysters are a powerful aphrodisiac, it could be their appearance that makes them a favourite they do look a little like the female genitalia, but oysters contain D-aspartic acid and NMDA which are powerful chemicals that trigger the release of sex hormones, they also contain a lot of Zinc that increases the males sperm count, and gets him in the mood, Prawns and Sushi are also good.
12 oysters = 78 calories
Pumpkin Seeds a Good source of Magnesium
Pumpkin seeds are full of essential fatty acids and zinc.
They also are a good source of Magnesium that is vital for arousal and orgasm, and it helps your muscles to relax.
A scattering of Pumpkin seeds on your salad or over your cereal should be enough for that added boost.
10grams of Pumpkin seeds = 57 calories
Almonds are packed with Vitamin E better known as the sex Vitamin because it boosts blood flow to both the male and female sex organs, these are sure to boost your passion as well as increase the production of healthy sperm in males.
20grams of Almonds = 122 calories
Ginger Improves Blood flow
Ginger doesn't only spice up your food it can also help to put some extra spice in your sex life too.
It improves blood flow to your sexual organs, and contains Vitamin C, zinc and magnesium a sure fire bet to heat things up between the sheets.
A 1cm piece of ginger = 2 calories
Garlic a Natural Viagra?
Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it opens up your blood vessels and increases flow to your sexual organs, a natural Viagra as it has been touted.
Just remember the mouthwash and to brush your teeth before you begin your love fest.
1 garlic clove = 3 calories
Chocolate a Libido Booster
Women who regularly eat chocolate have higher levels of desire and gain more satisfaction from sex, according to Italian scientists.
Chocolate is also high in Phenylalanine which boosts the libido as well as your pleasure hormones and chocolate produces a similar feeling to falling in love.
Four Squares of good quality dark chocolate = 132 calories
Chicken and Almond Salad Highly Charged with Aphrodesiacs
Prepare Your Day for a Passionate Night to Remember
Now that we have an idea of the foods that can help to increase the male and female Libido, we can get our bodies ready for a hot steamy passionate night using the ingredients above.
Starting with breakfast and continuing the trend with lunch and dinner you will be so full of aphrodisiac foods that you and your partner will be foaming at the mouth desperate to get your hands and other parts on each other.
Mix 40g of muesli with a tablespoon of pumpkin seeds, half a grated apple and add skimmed milk,
Chicken and Almond Salad
Shred a cooked chicken breast and mix with lettuce, peppers, tomatoes, and a tablespoon of low fat garlic dressing, scatter a tablespoon of toasted almonds over the top.
A dozen Oysters
Served raw on the half shell with lemon wedges, 2 slices of Garlic bruschetta and a green salad, followed by a low fat chocolate pudding, followed by four pieces of crystallised ginger.
4 Squares of a good quality dark chocolate
2 Ginger biscuits
A bag of Pumpkin seeds